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#5444396 - 11/26/14 11:03 AM Shot my first..
browning_3248 Offline
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Registered: 12/17/12
Posts: 74
..hooded merganser! Gonna mount this guy for sure! I watched the drake and hen fly around my spread then land about 150 yards away. They started to swim the bankline headed the opposite direction so I just figured it was a lost cause and diverted my attention back to my spread. A few minutes later some teal come soaring in doing mach 1 and I do my civic duty and proceed to unload on them. A few seconds later I catch movement out of the corner of my eye, the two hoodies were headed right for me. All I had was one shell left in the chamber so I picked out the drake and hoped for a good shot. Dropped him.


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#5444402 - 11/26/14 11:06 AM Re: Shot my first.. [Re: browning_3248]
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Registered: 09/06/08
Posts: 1661
Loc: NoDux, Texas
Nice! Mounting them is about the only good use... they do not make very good table fare.
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#5444706 - 11/26/14 02:28 PM Re: Shot my first.. [Re: browning_3248]
Greekangler Offline
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Registered: 09/05/04
Posts: 1683
Loc: North Tejas
Yes-shot my 2nd in twenty years. Wall mount as well. Congrats
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#5444710 - 11/26/14 02:30 PM Re: Shot my first.. [Re: browning_3248]
Navasot Offline
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Registered: 09/22/11
Posts: 27467
Loc: Normangee/Navasota TX
Taste fine to me
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#5444839 - 11/26/14 04:16 PM Re: Shot my first.. [Re: browning_3248]
REQ Offline
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Registered: 03/25/10
Posts: 297
Congrats! One of the coolest mounts there are IMO especially in a sitting or swimming pose.

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#5444842 - 11/26/14 04:18 PM Re: Shot my first.. [Re: browning_3248]
Jacob645 Offline


Registered: 07/19/09
Posts: 1478
Loc: East Tx
My very first two ducks were a pair of hooded mergansers. Made a nice mount.


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#5444948 - 11/26/14 05:53 PM Re: Shot my first.. [Re: browning_3248]
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Registered: 01/30/11
Posts: 931
Loc: Allen, TX
Nice duck and nice mount.

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#5444983 - 11/26/14 06:15 PM Re: Shot my first.. [Re: browning_3248]
Wisemd123 Offline
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Registered: 12/13/12
Posts: 236
Loc: Fort Hood
Haha that's funny jacob, MY very first 2 ducks were also a pair of Hooded mergansers. I've got the drake in the freezer right now! Congratulations browning

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#5445110 - 11/26/14 07:50 PM Re: Shot my first.. [Re: browning_3248]
pprince Offline
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Registered: 05/01/12
Posts: 154
I tried to eat the first one I shot about twenty years ago. I am not much on mounts so I have not shot another one since. They are TERRIBLE

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#5445117 - 11/26/14 07:53 PM Re: Shot my first.. [Re: browning_3248]
Charlie817 Offline
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Registered: 08/09/13
Posts: 214
Loc: NorthTarrant County
Congrats! Nice looking Bird!

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#5445641 - 11/27/14 07:59 AM Re: Shot my first.. [Re: browning_3248]
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Registered: 08/15/11
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Loc: Waco, TX
Congrats!

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#5445688 - 11/27/14 08:38 AM Re: Shot my first.. [Re: browning_3248]
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Registered: 01/21/08
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Loc: Texoma
Congrats to ya
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